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2--MIFFLINBURG TELEGRAPH, August 19, 2004 County 4-H Members qualify for district competition Several Union and Montour County 4-H horse club members have quali- fied to compete in district 4-H horse competition. The top finishers in the 2004 Union/Montour 4-H Horse and Pony Round-Up held at the Buffalo Valley Riding Club, Union Cotmty, qualified to compete at the District V 4-H Horse Performance Show to be held Aug. 21, in Centre County. Union County Valley Riders 4-H Club members Trisha Ruhl, Laura Peffer, Cheisie Walter, Quincy Herrold, Brittany Emigh, Cagce Walter and Aulii Watimar all are eligible to go onto the district show. Montour County Glen Iron 4-H Club members Kaitlyn Armstrong, Rhea Mitchell, and Katie Shoop also qualified for distric.las. The District V qualifiers by class are as follows: English Grcxming and Showmanship, Jr. Division- Trisha Ruhl (Mifflinburg), Kaitlyn Armstrong (Milton), and Rhea Mitchell (Danville); English Grooming & Showmanship, Sr. Division- Laura Peffer (Millmont) and Chelsie Walter (Lewisburg0; Western Grooming & Showmanship, Jr.- Quincy Herrold (Winfield) and Brittany Emigh (Lewisburg); Western Grooming and Showmanship, St. Division- Cayce Walter (Lewisburg) and Aulii Watimar (Mifflinburg); Open Trail Horses- Aulii Watimar and Quincy Herrold; Stock Seat Equitation, Jr.- Quincy Herrold; Stock Seat Equitation, Sr.- Cayce Walter and Aulii Watimar; Western Pleasure Horses, Jr. Rider- Quincy Hen'old; Western Pleasure Horses, Sr. Rider- Aulii Watimar and Cayce Walter; Western Riding- Quincy Herroid; Hunter Seat Equitation (on the flat), Jr.- Katie Shoop (Danville) and Rhea Mitchell; Hunter Seat Equitation (on the flat), St.- Laura Peffer and Chelsie Walter; Hunter Under Saddle Horses, Jr. Rider- Rhea Mitchell and Kaitlyn Armstrong; Hunter Under Saddle Horses, Sr. Rider- Chelsie Walter and Laura Peffer; and Hunter Hack Horses- Kaitlyn Armstrong and Katie Shoop. Valley Riders 4-H Horse Club mem- ber, Justine Zerbe (Mifflinburg), also competed in the 2004 Union/Montour 4-H Horse and Pony Round-Up. Farm Bureau seeks applicants for award The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Farmer and Rancher Committee is looking for applications for the Young Farmer and Rancher Excellence in Ag Award. The application deadline is Aug. 30. Applicants must be a young farm couple between the ages of 18-35. Applications are available from Crystal Bollinger at 966-9538. The Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award Program is designed as an opportunity for Young Farmers who do not derive the majority of their income from an owned, rented or leased agricul- rural operation, while actively contribut- ing and growing through their involve- ment in community affairs. Participants will be judged on their involvement in Farm Bureau, various agricultural organi- zations and other community organiza- tions, such as church, service organiza- tions and other civic groups. The Union County Farm Bureau is a professional organization that lobbies for farm and rural causes. It offers bushaess services to its members. It is affiliated with the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau and the American Farm Bureau Federation. , i i ii i i Mifflinburg Telegraph [USPS 348-5001 Established 1862 Mifliinburg Telegraph, Inc. Printing Office is located at 3,8 Walnut Street, Mifflinbur Pennsylvania Telephone: 966-2255 Entered as periodiC, at the Post Office in Mifltinburg o Pennsylvania, under the Act of Congnm, March 3, 1875. Subscriptions are $11.00 per year. Advertlaing rates available upon request. Publisher- John Stamm Editor- Heidi Crinll If you would like The Mifllinburg Tdegraph ddivered to your door each week, send $11 for a one year mbscription to P.O. Box 189, Mifl]inburg, PA 17844. Mffflinburg absence policy school bus schedule The attendance reporting policy and Home Court will ride bus 27 changes to the transportation schedule and fifth through eighth graders have txeen announced for Mifflinburg mobile home court will ride Area school District for the 2004-05 Students irvgrades9-12 will ride school year. bus 12 again. The parents of Mifflinburg Area High Students in wades 5-12 who Schcx)l students who do not report to bus at Quarry Road and Old school will be notified that same day. If Lane will ride bus 35. Students contact is not made with parents at their garten through fourth grade who home, they will be called at their places the bus at that stop will ride of employment. Parents will not be con- again. tacted only if they report their children's The Mifflinburg town run absences to the .school office that same residents' children in morning. Parents of high school students through fourth grade, will only may call 966-8250 to leave a mrs- stops at Fourth and Market sage on the answering system. Seventh and Market Streets; the In transportation matters, many bus lot of the Mifflinburg numbers have changed due to the pur- and the corner of Thompson chase of new buses. Streets. The run, by bus 6, is Students picked up at the New Berlin elementary students only. Elementary School-- fifth through eighth A few bus number changes graders and juniors will ride bus 39; made, due to the purchase of freshmen will ride bus 29; sophomores Students who rode bus 6 will will ride bus 26; and seniors will ride bus 18 this year; those who boarded 4. will take bus 38; students who Students picked up at the Laurelton 7 will board bus 37 this year; Elementary School-- fifth graders will who took bus 19 will ride bus ride bus 5; freshmen, sixth through students who boarded bus 16 eighth graders as well as freshmen and assigned to bus 30 this year. juniors will ride bus 24; and seniors will Classes will begin Mon., Aug. ride bus 37. a.m. Because of this start time, Students in kindergarten through run on a three-hour delay for the fourth grade living in the National Mobile ing run on that day only. Park celebrates 25th pas' . ............ without the cooperation of businesses, governmerft, and people in the commu- nity, none of this would be possible. There are too many to name, but they all contributed something that was impor- tant, no matter how big or small." Others who spoke were council President Mark Bowman, who stated his appreciation for those who helped, and still help, make things happen at the'. park, and also offered some humorous memories he had of times at the park. William Haney, son of Harry, said, "as a past member of the Jaycees where I'm from, I understand and appreciate the time and effort volun- teers put in to make things this is a wonderful park, and on of the Haney family we proud." The ceremony concluded dedication of the ballfield by Creek to Hall E..Solomon, St'. Seebold, a grandson of Harry a Miffiinburg graduate, read the tion, "this honor recognizes munity leadership and public current Mayor, former Police District Justice, and as the founder of the Haney Park and ident of The Harry E Park Committee. There are sign to be erected at the future." rm L0.4r00 a,r00 ..a Paety Invi00attone from tl00, Casual Collection See samples at.: TI00, Mifflinburg Telegraph 358 Wallet Street Mifflinbur& ,966-2255